I want to help Kenya achieve 10 per cent forest cover

Ms Kombo has decided to initiate revival of the 4k clubs and environmental education in schools.

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What you need to know:

  • Patricia Kombo, 24, is a nominee for this year's Africa Green Awards that recognises efforts in environmental conservation.
  • She was among volunteers who distributed relief food during the famine that hit the Turkana County where she came face to face with the brutality of climate change.
  • The United Nations Convention recognised her among the ‘top land heroes’ in May, because of her effort in changing public attitude towards land use and ensuring land is used sustainably.
  • Ms Kombo has been planting trees and educating farmers on climate smart agriculture techniques.

A Kenyan, Patricia Kombo, is a nominee for this year's Africa Green Awards that recognises efforts in environmental conservation.

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